X

The Hotel

The Academy: a four-star luxury hotel in Bloomsbury, London

Hidden in a row of Georgian houses on Gower Street you’ll find The Academy Hotel — five properties combined into one finely-restored 49-room hotel. Here you can enjoy the rich history of the area’s literary past while keeping up with the heartbeat of modern Bloomsbury. You have easy access to the best of London’s West End attractions but can also find peace and quiet in our tranquil bedrooms, suites, courtyard gardens or intimate restaurant.

FAQs

WHAT TIME IS CHECK-IN?

Check-in time is from 2pm.

WHAT TIME IS CHECK-OUT?

Check-out time is by 11am on the day of departure.

CAN I HAVE A LATE CHECK-OUT?

We strive to be as helpful as possible if you need a late check-out. Please speak with Reception, and we will advise on possibilities and charges.

WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION POLICY?

A full refund is made on all room bookings (except for advance purchase) if we are notified in writing by 2pm on the day before your scheduled arrival.

HOW DO I CONTACT THE FRONT DESK FOR ADVANCE RESTAURANT, THEATRE, TRAVEL AND OTHER RESERVATIONS?

The Academy team will be delighted to assist with any reservations or recommendations you require. Please contact the Front Desk on +44(0)2076314115 or email front.desk@theacademyhotel.co.uk

HOW DO I GET TO THE HOTEL?

Please see the Location page of this website.

WHAT IS THE NEAREST TUBE STATION?

Goodge Street (Northern Line), Euston Square (Hammersmith and City, Circle and Metropolitan lines), Warren Street (Victoria Line) Tottenham Court Road and Holborn (Central Line) are all within a 5- to 10-minute walk from The Academy.

HOW NEAR ARE YOU TO LONDON'S AIRPORTS?

London City and Heathrow Airport are each an hour’s drive from the hotel (depending on traffic). Alternatively, we’re 15 minutes from Paddington Station, which is then only 15 minutes to the airport on the Heathrow Express. Gatwick Airport is 90 minutes away by car. Alternatively you can take the London Underground to Victoria (a 20-minute journey), where you can take the 40-minute Gatwick Express train to the airport.

IS PARKING AVAILABLE?

Off-site parking is available, with discounted rates for guests of The Academy. Pre-booking is not required.

IS INTERNET ACCESS AVAILABLE?

Limited high-speed WiFi access is complimentary throughout the hotel, in all guest rooms and public areas.

DO YOU HAVE 24-ROOM SERVICE?

Yes. (On selected items only)

DO YOU HAVE A LIFT?

No. Although we do offer a 24 hour porterage service to help with your luggage.

LUGGAGE STORAGE?

Hotel guests are able to leave their luggage either on arrival or departure at no extra charge.

DO YOU HAVE A GYM?

Access to a nearby gym can be arranged. Please speak to our Front Desk for assistance (additional charges apply).

WHAT ARE THE GYM OPENING TIMES?

Please contact the Front Desk for times as they vary.

DO YOU HAVE SPECIAL FACILITIES FOR CHILDREN?

Welcome packs and children’s menus are available. We are also able to warm bottles and provide cots and high chairs.

CAN CHILDREN SHARE MY ROOM?

Our suites are large enough for two adults and two children. We offer baby cots, but unfortunately have no single beds to add to rooms. However, some of our rooms offer a double sofa bed. For more information, please call +44(0)2076314115.

DO YOU HAVE CONNECTING ROOMS?

No.

DO YOUR ROOM RATES INCLUDE VAT?

Yes.

DO YOU HAVE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE ROOMS?

We do have rooms available on the ground floor, but unfortunately none of our accommodation is specifically adapted for wheelchair users.

CAN YOU PROVIDE BABYSITTING?

Yes, babysitting agency services can be arranged (additional charges apply).

ARE PETS ALLOWED?

No, we only allow guide dogs into the hotel.

DO YOU HAVE SMOKING ROOMS?

No, The Academy is a non-smoking hotel.

IS THE HOTEL AIR-CONDITIONED?

Yes, air-conditioning is available in all rooms and public areas.

CAN YOU ARRANGE EXECUTIVE TRANSPORT?

Yes. Please contact us on +44(0)2076314115 to discuss your requirements.

DO YOU PROVIDE EXPRESS CHECK-OUT?

Yes.

STILL HAVE A QUESTION?

Contact any member of The Academy's team on +44(0)2076314115

WHEN YOU BOOK DIRECT

As well as the guaranteed lowest available room rates, you will receive the following benefits by booking direct with us:

  • A complimentary bottle of Prosecco
  • Free fibre-optic wifi in all rooms and public areas
  • Discounted car parking of 20%, at the adjacent Q-Park throughout your stay
  • A 20% discount from all food consumed at the hotel
  • Complimentary access to the Nuffield Gym, located next door within the Omni Centre

MORE INFORMATION >>